- Dec 31 20162 minutes
5 Numbers That Explain Education In 2016
From record-high graduation rates to the percentage of students who attend charters, here are some figures that help tell the story of U.S. schools over the last year.
- Jan 2 20174 minutes
The Schoolyard Rebel
Donald Trump taps a champion of vouchers for all
- Jan 10 20174 minutes
What Is The Future Of Public Education?
Four agendas beyond school choice the new administration might look to advance
- Jan 18 20175 minutes
The African American Roots Of Betsy Devos's Education Platform
Expanded school choice is a continuation of forced self-determination.
- Dec 5 20169 minutes
The Challenge Of Manufacturing A Diverse Campus
A charter in Detroit that sought to attract families of all races and incomes is seeing real integration. But it might not stay that way.
- Jan 12 20174 minutes
The Devos Hearings: A Crib Sheet
Prepare to hear “school choice” a lot. Here’s what it actually means.
- Jan 20 20173 minutes
From Devos To Debt: This Week's Top 7 Education Stories
The best recent writing about school
- Jan 19 20173 minutes
Can School Choice Work In Rural Areas?
Two Republican senators brought up the unique challenges students in sparsely populated areas face during Education Secretary-nominee Betsy DeVos’s hearing.
- Dec 6 20165 minutes
In The Battle Over Voting Rights, What Happens Next?
Court challenges to redistricting in North Carolina and Wisconsin could bring national changes in elections.
- Oct 16 20161 minute
A Tax Conservatives Might Like
“I FELT AN ENORMOUS SENSE of responsibility. It was a critical piece of the president’s legacy. But beyond that, once that law was enacted, and I was involved in the effort to preserve it, I would have one conversation after another after another wit
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
The Notable Silence Of New York's Charter-School Leaders
Betsy DeVos is an advocate of education choice, so why haven’t many of her colleagues rallied behind her?